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Minister Ritz Highlights Importance of Canada-United States Agricultural Trade at Major Economic Summit

Posted July 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today addressed the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Foundation Summit where he underscored the importance of free and unfettered trade to drive competitiveness, create jobs and provide economic opportunities on…

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Agriculture

Minister Ritz Highlights Importance of Canada-United States Agricultural Trade at Major Economic Summit

Posted July 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today addressed the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Foundation Summit where he underscored the importance of free and unfettered trade to drive competitiveness, create jobs and provide economic opportunities on…

Full Story »

 
Agriculture

Minister Ritz Highlights Importance of Canada-United States Agricultural Trade at Major Economic Summit

Posted July 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today addressed the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Foundation Summit where he underscored the importance of free and unfettered trade to drive competitiveness, create jobs and provide economic opportunities on…

Full Story »

 
Agriculture

Harper Government Supports New Market Opportunities for Blueberries

Posted July 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament Randy Kamp (Pitt Meadows – Maple Ridge – Mission) announced today an investment of over $117,000 to the British Columbia Blueberry Council to help high-b…

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Agriculture

Harper Government Supports New Market Opportunities for Blueberries

Posted July 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament Randy Kamp (Pitt Meadows – Maple Ridge – Mission) announced today an investment of over $117,000 to the British Columbia Blueberry Council to help high-b…

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Agriculture

Harper Government Supports New Market Opportunities for Blueberries

Posted July 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament Randy Kamp (Pitt Meadows – Maple Ridge – Mission) announced today an investment of over $117,000 to the British Columbia Blueberry Council to help high-b…

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Harper Government Supports Canada’s Blueberry Sector

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and the Honorable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will be in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, on Wednesday, July 23, to make an announcement in support of the blueberry industry.

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Harper Government Supports Canada’s Blueberry Sector

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and the Honorable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will be in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, on Wednesday, July 23, to make an announcement in support of the blueberry industry.

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Harper Government Supports Canada’s Blueberry Sector

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and the Honorable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will be in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, on Wednesday, July 23, to make an announcement in support of the blueberry industry.

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Harper Government Announces Support for Northern Lakes College’s Power Engineering Program

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Northern Lakes College will expand its facilities for power engineering students, thanks to Government of Canada support announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, together with Chris Wark…

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Harper Government Announces Support for Northern Lakes College’s Power Engineering Program

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Northern Lakes College will expand its facilities for power engineering students, thanks to Government of Canada support announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, together with Chris Wark…

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Harper Government Announces Support for Northern Lakes College’s Power Engineering Program

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Northern Lakes College will expand its facilities for power engineering students, thanks to Government of Canada support announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, together with Chris Wark…

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Harper Government to Enhance Industry Access to Skilled Labour

Posted July 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, and Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River, in support of business productivity an…

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Agriculture

Harper Government to Enhance Industry Access to Skilled Labour

Posted July 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, and Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River, in support of business productivity an…

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Agriculture

Harper Government to Enhance Industry Access to Skilled Labour

Posted July 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, and Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River, in support of business productivity an…

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Backgrounder – Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers Focus on Emerging Opportunities for a Growing Sector of Canada’s Economy

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

During the annual conference of federal, provincial and territorial Ministers and Deputy Ministers of Agriculture, presentations and discussions focused on the following themes:

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Agriculture

Backgrounder – Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers Focus on Emerging Opportunities for a Growing Sector of Canada’s Economy

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

During the annual conference of federal, provincial and territorial Ministers and Deputy Ministers of Agriculture, presentations and discussions focused on the following themes:

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Agriculture

Backgrounder – Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers Focus on Emerging Opportunities for a Growing Sector of Canada’s Economy

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

During the annual conference of federal, provincial and territorial Ministers and Deputy Ministers of Agriculture, presentations and discussions focused on the following themes:

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Agriculture

Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers Focus on Emerging Opportunities for a Growing Sector of Canada’s Economy

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture concluded their annual meeting after focused discussions on creating opportunities for a dynamic agriculture and agri-food sector in Canada. Ministers continue to plan f…

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Agriculture

Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers Focus on Emerging Opportunities for a Growing Sector of Canada’s Economy

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture concluded their annual meeting after focused discussions on creating opportunities for a dynamic agriculture and agri-food sector in Canada. Ministers continue to plan f…

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Agriculture

Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers Focus on Emerging Opportunities for a Growing Sector of Canada’s Economy

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture concluded their annual meeting after focused discussions on creating opportunities for a dynamic agriculture and agri-food sector in Canada. Ministers continue to plan f…

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Minister Fantino speaks to Canadians at the 158<sup>th</sup> Listowel Agricultural Fair

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158th Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100th anniversary of the Listowel Agricul…

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Minister Fantino speaks to Canadians at the 158<sup>th</sup> Listowel Agricultural Fair

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158th Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100th anniversary of the Listowel Agricul…

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Agriculture

Minister Fantino speaks to Canadians at the 158<sup>th</sup> Listowel Agricultural Fair

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158th Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100th anniversary of the Listowel Agricul…

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Industry Group Makes Recommendations to Advance Ag Sector Innovation

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Agri-Innovators’ Committee’s final report was presented to federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Agricultural Ministers during their annual meeting. The report outlines recommendations to help the sector realize its full growth potential…

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Backgrounder – Industry Group Makes Recommendations to Advance Ag Sector Innovation

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Agri-Innovators’ Committee was mandated to provide advice to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food on various aspects of innovation for the sector, with a view to accelerating the development and adoption of innovation to make the sector more p…

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Backgrounder – Industry Group Makes Recommendations to Advance Ag Sector Innovation

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Agri-Innovators’ Committee was mandated to provide advice to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food on various aspects of innovation for the sector, with a view to accelerating the development and adoption of innovation to make the sector more p…

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Agriculture

Industry Group Makes Recommendations to Advance Ag Sector Innovation

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Agri-Innovators’ Committee’s final report was presented to federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Agricultural Ministers during their annual meeting. The report outlines recommendations to help the sector realize its full growth potential…

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Annual Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Meeting co-chairs, federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Ron Kostyshyn will speak to media following the 2014 annual federal, provincial and territorial Agriculture Ministers’ meeting.

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Agriculture

Annual Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Meeting co-chairs, federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Ron Kostyshyn will speak to media following the 2014 annual federal, provincial and territorial Agriculture Ministers’ meeting.

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Mink Producers Granted More Time to Repay Cash Advances

Posted July 16, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canada’s mink producers facing financial challenges as they adjust to a dramatic shift in the world mink market have been granted more time to repay cash advances under the Advance Payments Program (APP).

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Mink Producers Granted More Time to Repay Cash Advances

Posted July 16, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canada’s mink producers facing financial challenges as they adjust to a dramatic shift in the world mink market have been granted more time to repay cash advances under the Advance Payments Program (APP).

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Just How Many BC Government Comms Staff Are There?

Posted July 16, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

Below are all the job titles of all the comms staff in the BC Government Communications and Public Engagement bodies as of last week. Count with me! :) There are 278 people! 278. That’s more than a few. The records include folks in these two areas: Government Communications: which tends to the day-to-day communications functions, including […]

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Governments Boost Competitiveness in the Bioproducts Sector

Posted July 15, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn, today announced a combined federal-provincial investment of over $1.9 million to the Composites Innovation Centre to support FibreCITY, North A…

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Harper Government Invests in New Surveillance System to Document Canadian Honey Bee Health

Posted July 15, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced an investment of $1 million to the Beekeepers Commission of Alberta to initiate a four-year-nation-wide surveillance project to document the health profile of honey bee colonies in Canada.

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Harper Government Invests to Grow Canadian Seed Sector

Posted July 9, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Member of Parliament Tom Lukiwski, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of over $836,000 to the Canadian Seed Growers’ Association to develop a rapid data management system for seed crop certification.

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Apply online for producer cars beginning July 14, 2014

Posted July 8, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

For the 2014–15 crop year, the Canadian Grain Commission is launching an online producer car application at www.grainscanada.gc.ca. Beginning July 14, 2014 at 1 p.m. CDT, the online system will begin accepting applications for producer cars. Producer who administer their own cars, producer car administrators and agents must first register for a user account in the new system.

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Harper Government Supports New Centre of Excellence to Benefit Canadian Beef Sector

Posted July 8, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz together with Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification Michelle Rempel announced $3,844,800, through the Western Diversification Program, to support the establishment of the Canadian Beef Centre of E…

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Minister Rempel to Address Representatives of British Columbia’s Wine Industry

Posted July 7, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will deliver the keynote address at the British Columbia Wine Institute’s industry dinner and awards presentation.

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Ministers Michelle Rempel and Gerry Ritz to Announce Support for Canadian Beef Sector

Posted July 7, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

On Tuesday, July 8, 2014 the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, together with the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will make an announcement to support jobs and growth, while…

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